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Lessons for Idle Tongues

(Book 11 in the Cambridge Fellows Mysteries series)
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Cambridge, England, 1910.

Amateur detectives Jonty Stewart and Orlando Coppersmith seem to have nothing more taxing on their plate than locating a missing wooden cat and solving the dilemma of seating thirteen for dinner. But one of the guests brings a conundrum: a young woman has been found dead, and her boyfriend is convinced she was murdered. The trouble is, nobody else agrees.

Investigation reveals that several young people in the local area have died in strange circumstances, and rumours abound of poisonings at the hands of Lord Toothill, a local mysterious recluse. Toothill's angry, gun-toting gamekeeper isn't doing anything to quell suspicions, either.

But even with a gun to his head, Jonty can tell there's more going on in this surprisingly treacherous village than meets the eye. And even Orlando's vaunted logic is stymied by the baffling inconsistencies they uncover. Together, the Cambridge Fellows must pick their way through gossip and misdirection to discover the truth.

Praise for Charlie Cochrane:

"A sparkling, intelligent series, not to be missed" - The Historical Novel Society

Charlie Cochrane writes gay fiction, as well as historical romances and mysteries. She was named Author of the Year 2009 by the review site Speak Its Name. She's a member of the Romantic Novelists' Association, Mystery People, and International Thriller Writers Inc.

Genre: Mystery

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Paperback Editions

January 2019 : Paperback

Title: Lessons for Idle Tongues (Cambridge Fellows)
Author(s): Charlie Cochrane
ISBN: 1-73073-731-5 / 978-1-73073-731-2
Publisher: Independently published
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March 2015 : USA Paperback

Title: Lessons for Idle Tongues (Cambridge Fellows Mysteries) (Volume 11)
Author(s): Charlie Cochrane
ISBN: 1-62649-272-7 / 978-1-62649-272-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
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Kindle Editions

October 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Lessons for Idle Tongues (Cambridge Fellows Book 11)
Author(s): Charlie Cochrane
Publisher: Lume Books
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